Chief Of Police
Chief Jim Redman was born in San Diego, California. He graduated from El Capitan High School in 1977 and is a long time resident of El Cajon. The Department hired him as a Police Officer in 1988. He has worked Uniformed Patrol, Investigations, Crisis Negotiations Team, and Communications. He has held the ranks of Officer, Agent, Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain.
Chief Redman has an Associate’s Degree in Administration of Justice from Grossmont College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Management. He is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisors Leadership Institute, the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy, at Quantico, Virginia, and the East County Chamber of Commerce Leadership East County Program.”